Graduate Assistantships

Quinnipiac University recognizes the importance of students working while pursuing their studies. To assist students, the University offers opportunities for students to work within the University community or for a non-profit agency. Please note, while we would like to assist as many students as possible, positions are limited.

Graduate Assistantships are available on a limited basis, to both full-time and part-time graduate students. At Quinnipiac, our graduate assistants provide services including, but not limited to, administrative support, instructor assistance, research and professional service in a field of expertise.

  • Students working in an administrative support area will receive a paycheck for the hours worked, the average hours awarded is ten hours weekly.
  • Students working in areas of instructor assistance, professional service or research will receive a tuition waiver for hours of service performed. Students who work 150 hours in a semester will receive a tuition waiver for three credits.

The following departments offer graduate assistantship positions:

Admissions, Undergraduate Facilities School of Business
Admissions, Graduate Graduate Financial Aid School of Communications
Admin. Services/QCARD Human Resources School of Education
Athletics Learning Center School of Health Sciences
Athletics Marketing Library School of Nursing
Athletic Training Mail Services Student Affairs: Community Service
College of Arts & Sciences Public Affairs: Publications Student Affairs: Graduate
Controller Public Affairs: Special Events & Web Student Affairs: Residential Life
Diversity/Multicultural Affairs Registrar's Office Student Affairs: Student Center

Interested students will need to submit the Graduate Assistantship application (Adobe PDF). Applicants must complete an application for each position for which you are interested in obtaining (unless the contact person is the same). Applications will then be forwarded to the department's contact person for review. If you are  interested in working with a specific department and know of possible openings, you can submit the application directly to the department.

View available graduate assistant opportunities.

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